Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology, A Problem-Based Approach, 5th Edition

By Kamel Kamel and Mitchell Halperin

With a strong focus on problem-solving and clinical decision making, Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology, A Problem-Based Approach, 5th Edition PDF is your comprehensive, go-to guide on the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. This in-depth reference moves smoothly from basic physiology to practical clinical guidance, taking into account new discoveries; a new understanding of fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte physiology; and new treatment options available to today’s patients. An essential resource for nephrologists and emergency practitioners, this extensively revised edition helps you make the best management decisions based on the most current knowledge.

  • Presents questions and explanations throughout that let you test your knowledge and hone your skills.
  • Key point boxes make essential information easy to review.
  • Numerous line drawings, diagnostic algorithms, and tables facilitate reference.
  • Distinguished authors apply their extensive experience in research, clinical practice, and education to make theoretical and clinical knowledge easy to understand and apply.
  • More patient-based problem solving illustrates how key principles of renal physiology, biochemistry, and metabolic regulation are applied in practice, challenging you to test your knowledge and hone your decision-making skills.
  • Highlights updated clinical approaches to the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders based on current research and understanding.
  • Integrative whole-body physiology provides a more comprehensive grasp of the pathophysiology of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders.
Table of Contents

Section One Acid Base

Chapter 1 Principles of Acid-Base Physiology

Chapter 2 Tools to Use to Diagnose Acid-Base Disorders

Chapter 3 Metabolic Acidosis: Clinical Approach

Chapter 4 Metabolic Acidosis caused by a Deficit of NaHCO3

Chapter 5 Ketoacidosis

Chapter 6 Metabolic Acidosis: Acid Gain Types

Chapter 7 Metabolic Alkalosis

Chapter 8 Respiratory Acid-Base Disturbances

Section Two Salt and Water

Chapter 9 Sodium and Water Physiology

Chapter10 Hyponatremia

Chapter 11 Hypernatremia

Chapter 12 Polyuria

Section Three Potassium

Chapter 13 Potassium Physiology

Chapter 14 Hypokalemia

Chapter 15 Hyperkalemia

Section Four Integrative Physiology

Chapter 16 Hyperglycemia

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